Migraines are a type of headache often occurring due to stress. Migraines usually do not occur due to trauma or muscle strain. They usually start in the forehead and side (fronto-temporal) regions of the head and can spread to other areas including the neck and upper back.
Migraine headaches are usually accompanied with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines are often one-sided and can be moderate to severe in their intensity. These types of headaches may respond to treatment including:
After a complete assessment treatment could include manual therapy, stretching or strengthening exercises, and/or modalities depending on the impairments noted.
Signs and Symptoms
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Cervicogenic Headache Hans van Suijlekom, MD, PhD*; Jan Van Zundert, MD, PhD, FIPP†‡; Samer Narouze, MD, FIPP§ ; Maarten van Kleef, MD, PhD, FIPP‡ ; Nagy Mekhail, MD, PhD, FIPP